The Buddhist path is the Noble 8 Fold Path which is divided into
- Mastery over the mind
(Three fold training.)
You should start by leading a moral life, develop mastery over out mind without being a slave to it, then practice Vipassana gain Wisdom. This intern helps you strengthen you morality and so on and so forth.
In addition you have to practice the Perfections to become Enlightened.
Practicing the Perfections and walk on the Noble 8 Fold Path you will slowly but surely progress towards enlightenment. If you want to be a Buddha the Perfections you have to full fill are greater. Also in practicing Wisdom you have to stop before you reach the 1st stage of sainthood.
In addition you have to be ware of the Dependent Origination, Three Marks of Existence, 4 Noble Truths, Factors of Awakening, in order to make you pratice of developing wisdom fruitful and well directed.
The following book might be also useful as further reading: